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Inside the car a pair of Race Tech RT4900HR seats keep the driver planted while a pair of TRS harnesses keep him strapped in. A Greddy Profec B boost controller and boost gauge keep an eye on engine internals at all times. When it came time to decide on a pilot for the record-breaking run, none other than famed driver Tarzan Yamada was chosen. Tarzan has driven more cars to time attack and high speed records than any other Japanese driver, and this car would be no different. While hitting a displayed 333 KM/h on the Fuji track, Tarzan said the car had much more in it if there was less traffic on track. Incredibly, this record was set on a lapping day with other cars on track at the same time, and not during a private session. As the car gets more dialed in, it is anticipated this car will break more records in the coming months.

Track Appeal: 2011 Nissan R35 GTR

While the initial engine configuration was debuted almost six months ago, the Ben Sopra widebody conversion and custom paint and graphics package just debuted at Tokyo Auto Salon. Since then, the car has received wide praise, and GReddy has strongly positioned themselves atop the ladder of tuners in Japan once again. With such an impressive resume in the first six months, the reputation is completely justified.

Track Appeal: 2011 Nissan R35 GTR Track Appeal: 2011 Nissan R35 GTR Track Appeal: 2011 Nissan R35 GTR


Vehicle: 2011 Nissan R35 GTR

Owner: GReddy / Trust Japan

Driver: Tarzan Yamada

Location: Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Engine Displacement: 4.3L

Horsepower: 1250hp

Max Power: 1206 PS

Max Torque: 150 kgm

Max Boost: 2 bar


GReddy RX4.3L stroker kit (treated sleeved block, pistons, h-beam conrods, forged crank)

GReddy RX1200 prototype turbine kit

GReddy circuit spec center pipe (76.3 mm to 90 mm)

BenSopra racing exhaust system (90 mm)

Ported and polished heads

GReddy camshafts 272º duration, 10.8 mm lift (IN/EX)

GReddy upgraded valves

GReddy valve springs

GReddy metal head gasket

GReddy RX inlet plenum

GReddy RX anodized billet larger diameter throttles bodies

GReddy Spec-R-HG Type-29 twin-entry intercooler

GReddy RX-spec intercooler piping kit

GReddy RX intake pipes

GReddy Airinx air filters

GReddy blow off valves

GReddy billet fuel rail

GReddy 1000 cc/min injectors, 2x fuel pump & adjustable FPR

GReddy oil catch tank

GReddy oil cooler kit

GReddy racing radiator

Top Secret radiator reserve tank

GReddy e-manage Ultimate ECU


Dodson upgraded first gear kit

GReddy DCT upgraded clutch kit

GReddy DCT billet oil pan kit

OS Giken LSD

Suspension & Brakes

GReddy racing suspension

30 kg/mm springs (front), 32 kg/mm (rear)

Top Secret adjustable front top upper arms

Top Secret adjustable pillow ball lower arms

Endless Advanced 6-pot monoblock front calipers & 2-piece 400 mm discs

Endless Advanced 4-pot monoblock rear calipers & 2-piece 387 mm discs

Endless racing brake pads (front & rear)

Wheels & Tires

Prodrive GC-012L 10.5Jx20”

15 mm spacers front, 60 mm hub extenders rear

Dunlop Sport Maxx GT600 285/35ZRF20 (front & rear)


Full Ben Sopra aero kit:

Front bumper & bonnet cowl section

Front lip spoiler

Bonnet hinge conversion

Front fenders

Side skirts

Rear overfenders & fender conversion

Rear bumper

Wing stays


Rear diffuser

Custom Art Factory vinyl wrap

Interior & Chassis

Race Tech RT4900HR racing bucket seats

TRS racing harnesses

GReddy Profec B-specII boost controller with overboost trigger

GReddy Electronic Performance Device

GReddy turbo gauge

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